Luis Francisco de Lope Alonso is a highly qualified Mining Engineer. He holds a PhD conferred by both Madrid and Paris School of Mines and a degree in Business Studies. After a brief period as Utilities Consultant in Accenture he has worked for Aqualia since 1993, and has been in charge of several posts of major responsibility in the Water Municipal Concessions Spanish market. He has launched the acquisition of some companies which, merging in Aqualia industrial, have become the benchmark of the Industrial Water Services Spanish market. He also led the development of the company in new countries (MENA, LATAM and Europe) and new activities (BOT and EPC). Since July 2013, he has been the Managing Director for the Aqualia International Business.